All entries of category 'science'

Vulcan English Description Category
(ek-)falek-tal thermodynamics physics that deals with the relationships and conversions between heat and other forms of energy science
a'gal proton a stable, positively charged subatomic particle in the baryon family having a mass 1,836 times that of the electron science
a'rak positive (polarity) relating to or designating an electric charge of a sign opposite to that of an electron science
a'rak-falun positive charge relating to or designating an electric charge of a sign opposite to that of an electron science
a'rak-falun-krus positive ion an ion with a positive charge science
akan-ha-tal xenobiology a field within biology which considers the possible variety of extraterrestrial life; it is the study of species' not native to the planet science
aushfa-tal zoology the branch of biology that deals with animals and animal life, including the study of the structure, physiology, development, and classification of animals science
bashan migration the movement of one atom or more from one position to another within a molecule science
bol-falek'es critical temperature the temperature above which a gas cannot be liquefied, regardless of the pressure applied; the temperature at which a material becomes a superconductor science
bol-mog'es critical volume the volume of one mole of a substance when at the critical point between liquid and vapor phases science
bol-ne'hish critical pressure the least applied pressure required at the critical temperature to liquefy a gas science
bol-shivak critical mass the minimum mass of fissionable material that can sustain a chain reaction; the minimum amount (of something) required to start or maintain a venture science
bol-sov-masu'es critical humidity the humidity at which the material is in equilibrium with its environment with respect to moisture content science
bol-suk'es critical size the minimum size of a nuclear reactor core or nuclear weapon that can be made critical for a specific geometrical arrangement and material composition; the critical size must at least include enough fissionable material to reach critical mass science
bol-tav critical rate the minimum rate required to achieve turbulent flow science
bol-toruk'es critical voltage critical voltage [no definition available] science
da-kuv-falek'es convection the transfer of heat through a fluid (liquid or gas) caused by molecular motion; (meteorology) the vertical movement of heat or other properties by massive motion within the atmosphere science
dah-kulan double helix a pair of parallel helices intertwined about a common axis science
dah-tel double bond double bond (chem.); found in diamonds - a double bond of carbon atoms science
dan-neik-mashen neap tide a tide that occurs when the difference between high and low tide is least; the lowest level of high tide; comes in 1st and 3rd quarters of the moon science
dan-vi-mashaya supersaturation to cause (a chemical solution) to be more highly concentrated than is normally possible under given conditions of temperature and pressure science
daya t'khush-raf-tepul piezoelectric effect electricity produced by mechanical pressure on certain crystals science
ek'daysaya binary fission reproduction of a cell by division into two approximately equal parts science
ek'es-rasath absolute weight the weight (or mass) of a body in a vacuum science
ek'es-tala absolute value a numerical value regardless of its sign science
ek'esik pul'es absolute magnitude the magnitude that a star would have if it were viewed from a distance of 10 parsecs (32.62 light years) from the Earth science
ek'mishan technology the application of science, especially to industrial or commercial objectives; science
ek'tal science the observation, identification, description, experimental investigation, and theoretical explanation of phenomena science
ek'tra-ek'tallar earth sciences earth sciences science
ek'tukh-tal mineralogy the study of minerals, including their distribution, identification, and properties science
el-galk free radical An atom/group of atoms that has at least one unpaired electron and is therefore unstable and highly reactive science
el-u'gal free electron electron that is not attached to an atom or ion or molecule but is free to move under the influence of an electric field science
esh-tukhaya oxygenation the process of providing or combining or treating with oxygen; e.g. the oxygenation of the blood science
esh-tukhovaya oxidation the process of oxidizing; the addition of oxygen to a compound with a loss of electrons; always occurs accompanied by reduction science
fah'nehw condense undergo condensation; change from a gaseous to a liquid state and fall in drops; to cause a gas or vapor to change into a liquid science
faik data a collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn (VLI) science
falun-krus ion an atom or a group of atoms that has acquired a net electric charge by gaining or losing one or more electrons science
falun-krus-tukh electrolyte fluid that conducts electricity used in a cell/battery science
falun-shetaya ionization the formation of or separation into ions by heat, electrical discharge, radiation, or chemical reaction science
fereik-tor synthesize to combine so as to form a new, complex product science
fereikan synthesis the combining of separate elements or substances to form a coherent whole science
folayek reactor a nuclear reactor; a circuit element, such as a coil, used to introduce reactance science
fu-vel prototype an original type, form, or instance serving as a basis or standard for later stages, sometimes a full-scale model science
galk radical am atom or a group of atoms with at least one unpaired electron science
galu atom the smallest component of an element having the chemical properties of the element (VLI) science
galu- atomic of or relating to or comprising atoms; immeasurably small (adjective) science
galu-dahshau-folayek fission reactor place where fission takes place under controlled circumstances science
galu-dahshau-torvak fission product byproduct of nuclear fission science
galu-dahshau-yehat fissionable capable of undergoing fission: fissionable nuclear material science
galu-dahshaya fission a nuclear reaction in which an atomic nucleus splits into fragments usually of comparable mass science
galu-dahsu isotope one of two or more atoms having the same atomic number but different mass numbers science
galu-kaunshau-folayek fusion reactor a nuclear reactor that uses controlled nuclear fusion to generate energy science
galu-kaunshaya fusion a nuclear reaction in which nuclei combine to form more massive nuclei with the simultaneous release of energy science
galu-rasath atomic weight the ratio of the atomic mass of an element to half the atomic mass of carbon-12 science
galu-saya'es radioactivity spontaneous emission of radiation, either directly from unstable atomic nuclei or as a consequence of a nuclear reaction science
galu-saya-dahsu radioisotope a naturally or artificially produced radioactive isotope of an element science
galu-sayuk radioactive of, exhibiting, or caused by the emission of radiation from an unstable atomic nucleus science
galu-sayuk nehaya radioactive decay spontaneous disintegration of a radionuclide accompanied by the emission of ionizing radiation in the form of alpha or beta particles or gamma rays science
galu-shivak atomic mass the mass (in atomic mass units) of an isotope of an element science
galu-su'us atomic number the order of an element in Mendeleyev's table of the elements; equal to the number of protons in the nucleus or electrons in the neutral state of an atom of an element science
galu-svitan nucleus (atomic) the positively charged central region of an atom, composed of protons and neutrons and containing almost all of the mass of the atom science
galu-tepul atomic energy the energy released by a nuclear reaction science
galu-thorshek fission bomb an explosive weapon of great destructive power derived from the rapid release of energy caused by fission science
galu-tor-tal nuclear physics the scientific study of the forces, reactions, and internal structures of atomic nuclei science
galu-velek atomic structure the structure of an atom, theoretically consisting of a positively charged nucleus surrounded and neutralized by negatively charged electrons revolving in orbits at varying distances from the nucleus science
galu-wak-vel atomic clock a timepiece that derives its time scale from the vibration of atoms or molecules science
galupik atomic of or relating to or comprising atoms; immeasurably small (adjective) science
galupik nuclear of or relating to atomic nuclei; using or derived from the energy of atomic nuclei; of, using, or possessing atomic or hydrogen bombs science
gen-lis-tal linguistics the humanistic study of language and literature; the scientific study of language science
gen-lis-tal linguistics the humanistic study of language and literature; the scientific study of language science
gisam-tal toxicology the study of the nature, effects, and detection of poisons and the treatment of poisoning science
ha'gal photon the quantum of electromagnetic energy, regarded as a discrete particle having zero mass, no electric charge, and an indefinitely long lifetime science
ha'zehl ray a thin line or narrow beam of light or other radiant energy; radiance; light science
ha-ek'shal ecosphere ecosphere science
ha-ek'torektra ecosystem a community of animals, plants, bacteria and tis interrelated physical/chemical environment science
ha-tin-tal biostratigraphy the study of the spatial and temporal distribution of fossil organisms as a means of dating rock strata science
hasausu pathology the scientific study of the nature of disease and its causes, processes, development, and consequences science
hash-tal aeronautics the design and construction of aircraft; the theory and practice of aircraft navigation science
hinek-tal osteology the branch of anatomy that deals with the structure and function of bones; the bone structure or system of an animal` science
igen-tukh-vohraun aerodynamic braking a spaceflight maneuver that reduces the high point of an elliptical orbit (apoapsis) by flying the vehicle through the atmosphere at the low point of the orbit (periapsis) science
irak-nahan telepathy communication through means other than the senses,such as the mind science
kahai-sfek flash point the lowest temperature at which the vapor of a combustible liquid can be made to ignite in air science
kal node a knob, knot, protuberance, or swelling; point or region of virtually zero amplitude in a periodic system (physics) science
kan-falek'es boiling point the temperature at which a liquid boils at a fixed pressure, especially under standard atmospheric conditions science
kastik-sagan-tal phytogeography the study of the geographic distribution of plants; also called geobotany science
kastik-shila-tal phytosociology the branch of ecology that deals with the characteristics, classification, relationships, and distribution of plant communities science
katek-daya placebo effect the beneficial effect in a patient that arises from the patient's expectations concerning the treatment rather than from the treatment itself science
katrom current a flow of electricity through a conductor science
kau-nol-naliveh ribitol reduction product of ribose (–CHO at position 1 of ribose reduced to –CH2OH). science
keh-ketek tetramer a polymer consisting of four identical monomers science
keh-masunol-torvauk methanogenic producing methane science
kek'yed theorem an idea that has been demonstrated as true or is assumed to be so demonstrable science
kha'khek chemical produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules; of or made from or using substances produced by or used in reactions involving atomic or molecular changes science
khush-raf piezoelectric relating to or involving piezoelectricity science
khush-raf-tepul piezoelectricity the generation of electricity or of electric polarity in dielectric crystals subjected to mechanical stress science
khushik crystalline consisting of or containing or of the nature of crystals; transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity science
kih-saya delta radiation characterized by very fast electrons produced in quantity by alpha particles or other fast energetic charged particles knocking orbiting electrons out of atoms science
kipof accumulator a register or electric circuit in a calculator or computer, in which the results of arithmetical and logical operations are formed science
kla-hil research scholarly or scientific investigation or inquiry; close, careful study (noun) science
kla-hil-tor research to study (something) thoroughly so as to present in a detailed, accurate manner; to do research for (verb) science
kla-hilan researching systematic investigation to establish facts science
komak genus a taxonomic category ranking below a family and above a species and generally consisting of a group of species exhibiting similar characteristics science
kominsu-tal anthropology the scientific study of the origin, the behavior, and the physical, social, and cultural development of human science
kov-meil-tal petrochemistry the chemistry of petroleum and its derivatives science
kritash-ek'tal cybernetics the field of science concerned with processes of communication and control (especially the comparison of these processes in biological and artificial systems) (pertaining to robots) science
kurtra spectrum the distribution of a characteristic of a physical system or phenomenon, especially the distribution of energy emitted by a radiant source science
kusilaya resonance vibration of large amplitude produced by a relatively small vibration near the same frequency as the natural frequency of the resonating system science
lafitau chlorinate to chlorinate (as in to cholorinate water) science
lafitaya chlorination disinfection of water by the addition of small amounts of chlorine or a chlorine compound; the addition or substitution of chlorine in organic compounds science
lap-kuv-tal dendrochronology the science of dating events and variations in environment in former periods by comparative study of growth rings in trees and aged wood science
laptra-ek'tal forestry the science and art of cultivating, maintaining, and developing forests science
le-suma-tal glaciology the scientific study of glaciers and their effects on the landscape science
luk-tal mycology the branch of botany that deals with fungi; the fungi native to a region; the composition or characteristics of a particular fungus science
mair-neik-vakav'es (MNV) extremely low frequency (ELF) extremely low frequency (ELF) science
mair-pid-vakav'es (MPV) extremely high frequency (EHF) extremely high frequency (EHF) science
malat-tal ecology the science of the relationships between organisms and their environments science
masu-dvun-tal hydrodynamics the branch of science that deals with the dynamics of fluids, especially incompressible fluids, in motion science
masu-mish-tal hydraulics the physical science and technology of the static and dynamic behavior of fluids science
masu-shom-tal hydrostatics the branch of physics that deals with fluids at rest and under pressure science
masu-tal hydrology study of the properties, distribution, and effects of water on the earth's surface, in the soil and underlying rocks, and in the atmosphere science
masutra-ha-tal marine biology the study of animal and plant life within saltwater ecosystems science
masutra-mish-tal oceanology the exploration and scientific study of the ocean and its phenomena; also called oceanography science
masutra-tal oceanography the exploration and scientific study of the ocean and its phenomena; also called oceanology science
meil-folaya chemical reaction a process in which one or more substances are changed into others science
meil-masu solution a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances, which may be solids, liquids, gases, or a combination of these (chemical) science
meil-tal chemistry the science of the composition, structure, properties, and reactions of matter, especially of atomic and molecular systems science
meil-tel chemical bond an electrical force linking atoms science
meil-vo'ektaya chemical balance a beam balance of great precision used in quantitative chemical analysis science
meil-vo'ihn chemical equation a representation, using chemical symbols in a form resembling a mathematical equation, of the process involved in a chemical reaction science
meilaktra chemical compound a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight science
meilaktra compound a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight (chemical) science
meli(-tukh) chemical produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules; of or made from or using substances produced by or used in reactions involving atomic or molecular changes (VLI) science
mish-shal engineering a room (as on a ship) in which the engine is located science
mish-tal engineering the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems science
na pole one of the two ends of a magnet where the magnetism seems to be concentrated; a magnetic pole science
na'gal polaron a conducting electron in an ionic crystal together with the induced polarization of the surrounding lattice science
na'gel-vunai polaron field polaron field science
na-shid-nisan field test to test a device/method under actual operating conditions science
nala-kaunshaya fusion the state of being combined into one body (biol.) science
nala-meil-tal cytochemistry the biochemistry of cells, especially that of the macromolecules responsible for cell structure and function science
nala-rehsaya ternary fission ternary fission (ternary as an adj. means having three units or components or elements) science
nala-rehsaya ternary fission fission that is comprised of three elements or components science
nala-tal cytology the branch of biology that deals with the formation, structure, and function of cells science
nala-tol-tal cytogenetics the branch of biology that studies the cellular aspects of heredity (especially the chromosomes) science
naliveh-zalu zymase the enzyme complex in yeasts that catalyzes the breakdown of sugar into alcohol and carbon dioxide science
narafek electrode electrode science
narak'es polarity intrinsic polar separation, alignment, or orientation, especially of a physical property (e.g. magnetic polarity; ionic polarity) science
narakau polarize to induce polarization in; impart polarity to; to cause to concentrate about two conflicting or contrasting positions science
natesh modulus a quantity that expresses the degree to which a substance possesses a property, such as elasticity science
ne'hish-falek-vel autoclave a device for heating substances above their boiling point; used to manufacture chemicals or to sterilize surgical instruments (noun) science
ne-koshtri-tal ethnology study of comparitive cultures of various peoples including characteristics, distribution, folkways, etc. science
ne-seshan gravity the force of attraction between all masses in the universe; especially the attraction of the earth's mass for bodies near its surface science
nen-pi'gal elementary particle elementary particle science
nen-pi'gal fundamental particle a particle that is less complex than an atom; regarded as constituents of all matter science
nik-tok formula an established form of words or symbols for use in a ceremony or procedure science
nik-tok-tor formulate to state as or reduce to a formula; to express in systematic terms or concepts science
nisayek probe a substance, such as DNA, that is radioactively labeled or otherwise marked and used to detect or identify another substance in a sample science
nodo-velak fixed element being in a stable, combined form science
nodolaya fixation the conversion of atmospheric nitrogen into compounds, such as ammonia (chem.) science
norak amp(ere) the basic unit of electric current adopted under the System International d'Unites science
numo-ha-tal microbiology the branch of biology that deals with microorganisms and their effects on other living organisms science
o'ngiwl chain a group of atoms bonded in a spatial configuration like links in a chain science
os-shidik plesiomorphic describes primitive or generalized characteristics that arose early in the evolutionary history of a taxonomic group; similar in form science
os-shidik primitive not derived from something else; primary or basic; of or relating to an earliest or original stage or state; primeval science
pa-tukh-di'kizh gas exchange an exchange of gasses science
pa-tukh-ek'kat gas constant a constant, equal to 8.314 joules per Kelvin or 1.985 calories per degree Celsius science
pal age a period in the history of humankind marked by a distinctive characteristic or achievement usually shorter than an epoch science
parh-shal ecotone the zone wherein 2 different forms of vegetable life contend for dominance; transistion between 2 zones science
pasi-hasam exotoxin a toxin formed within and excreted by an organism that is not itself toxic science
pi'gal-dvum-tor-raf-toraru-masu electrophoresis the motion of colloidal particles suspended in a fluid medium, due to the influence of an electric field on the medium science
pid-spayek superconductor the flow of electric current without resistance in certain metals, alloys, and ceramics at temperatures near absolute zero science
pih-saya gamma radiation electromagnetic radiation emitted during radioactive decay and having an extremely short wavelength science
pihl quark any of a group of six elementary particles having electric charges of a magnitude 1/3 or 2/3 that of the electron; six flavors of quarks science
pla'dor-leshanik dorsiferous borne on the back; as the sori of ferns (botony) science
pral-yut waveguide a system of material boundaries in the form of a solid dielectric rod or dielectric-filled tubular conductor capable of guiding high-frequency electromagnetic waves science
pseth-le-sumau freeze-dry to preserve (food, for example) by rapid freezing and drying in a high vacuum science
purtwi watt an International System unit of power equal to one joule per second science
purtwi'es wattage an amount of power, especially electric power, expressed in watts or kilowatts; the electric power required by an appliance or device science
raf-a'rak(-) electropositive having the property of becoming positively electrified by contact or chemical action science
raf-ar'kada-dvelek electronic switch electronic switch science
raf-dataya electric propulsion electric propulsion science
raf-dvun-nekwitaya electromotive force that which tends to produce a flow of electricity from one point to another science
raf-dvun-tal electrokenetics a branch of physics that deals with the motion of electrically charged particles science
raf-khrasaya electrical discharge electrical discharge science
raf-mish-tal electrical engineering electrical engineering science
raf-nifaya electrolysis act of attracting positive ions to an cathode, negative ions to a anode; removing hair by electricity science
raf-seshan-dvelek electromagnetic switch electromagnetic switch science
raf-seshan-ferek electromagnetic generator electromagnetic generator science
raf-seshan-kebi electromagnetic unit electromagnetic unit science
raf-seshan-pral electromagnetic wave electromagnetic wave science
raf-seshan-sagaya electromagnetic pulse (EMP) electromagnetic pulse (EMP) science
raf-seshan-saya electromagnetic radiation electromagnetic radiation science
raf-seshan-vel electromagnet a core of iron surrounded by a coil which electricity passes through, becomes a magnet science
raf-seshan-vimevilaya electromagnetic induction electromagnetic induction science
raf-seshan-vunai electromagnetic field (EMF) electromagnetic field (EMF) science
raf-slaun electronic plating to coat an object with metal by electrodeposition science
raf-spa'es electric conductivity electric conductivity science
raf-tepul electricity the physical phenomena arising from the behavior of electrons and protons that is caused by the attraction of particles with opposite charges and the repulsion of particles with the same charge science
raf-tepul-sagan electrical power distribution electrical power distribution science
raf-toranu-masu electrodynamic fluid electrodynamic fluid [no definition available] science
raf-u'rak(-) electronegative having the property of becoming negatively electrified by contact or chemical action science
rafaya electrification electrification science
ral'es volume the amplitude or loudness of a sound science
ralash-tal acoustics the study of the physical properties of sound science
rasath weight a measure of the heaviness of an object science
reh-ketek trimer a molecule formed by combining three identical smaller molecules science
rihamau-un check digit a form of redundancy check used for error detection, the decimal equivalent of a binary checksum science
rirish-yehat immiscible that cannot undergo mixing or blending: immiscible elements science
rish-hakar hybrid vigor increased vigor or other superior qualities arising from the crossbreeding of genetically different plants or animals; also called heterosis science
rish-vikantaya cross-fertilization fertilization by the union of male and female gametes from different individual of the same species science
risolek-to'ovayek hydroponics cultivation of plants in nutrient solution rather than in soil science
risov-ladik anaerobic living or active in the absence of free oxygen; not aerobic science
rushan-tavat conversion ratio (in a reactor) the number of fissionable atoms produced by each fissionable atom that is destroyed; science
s'udish-ha-tal exobiology the study of the possibility of living organisms elsewhere in the universe than on Earth/Vulcan science
sadvun-tukh extender chemical term science
sagau pulse (physics) to undergo a series of intermittent occurrences characterized by brief, sudden changes in a quantity (verb) science
sagaya pulse (physics) any of a series of intermittent occurrences characterized by a brief sudden change in a quantity (noun) science
sahr'gal tachyon a hypothetical subatomic particle that always travels faster than the speed of light, can be used to detect objects concealed by a Romulan cloaking device science
sahr'gal-vunai tachyon field a field made up of tachyon particles science
sahr'gal-zehl tachyon beam a beam made up of tachyon particles used to detect objects concealed by a Romulan cloaking device science
salash stream the act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression science
samekhik hereditary transmitted or capable of being transmitted genetically from parent to offspring science
samu-tor- cryogenic of or relating to very low temperatures; requiring or suitable to cryogenic storage (adj.) science
samu-tor-masu cryogenic fluid the fluid injected into a subject before being frozen science
samu-torik cryogenic of or relating to very low temperatures; requiring or suitable to cryogenic storage (adj.) science
samu-tukh-tal cryogenics the production of low temperatures or the study of low-temperature phenomena science
sanan-dvatai exclusion principle the principle that two particles of a given type, such as electrons, protons, or neutrons, cannot simultaneously occupy a particular quantum state science
sanek-yehat permeable that can be permeated or penetrated, especially by liquids or gases science
sapataya outgassing to remove embedded gas from (a solid), as by heating or reducing the pressure; to lose gas, as from a solid science
sasak diffusion the process of diffusing or the condition of being diffused; the scattering of incident light by reflection from a rough surface; the transmission of light through a translucent material science
sasau transmit to send from one person, thing, or place to another; convey; to cause to spread; pass on; to impart or convey to others by heredity or inheritance; hand down; to pass along (news or information); communicate science
sasaya transmission something, such as a message, that is transmitted; the act or process of transmitting; the sending of a signal, picture, or other information from a transmitter science
sash acid - compound any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt (compound) (VLI) science
sash'es acidity the state, quality, or degree of being acid; hyperacidity science
sash- acidic tending to form an acid (adj.) science
sash-masu acid - solution a substance that yields hydrogen ions when dissolved in water (solution) (VLI) science
sashik acidic tending to form an acid (adj.) science
sasov-mashavek condenser a hollow coil that condenses by abstracting heat; an apparatus that converts vapor into liquid (chem.) science
sasov-masu condensation the process of changing from a gaseous to a liquid or solid state (liquid) science
sasuhlitaya permutation a complete change; a transformation; the act of altering a given set of objects in a group science
satev-tukh fallout the descent of minute particles of radioactive material resulting from the explosion of an A-bomb science
seshan-vunai magnetic field the lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle science
sfek t'le-sumaya freezing point the temperature at which a liquid of specified composition solidifies under a specified pressure science
shal-ha-ves ecotype subspecies or variety adapated to specific environments science
shal-ne-koshtri ecospecies a species of plant, natural or cultivated, interfertile and highly adapted to its habitat science
shek-tukh-mayik ferriferous yielding iron, as rocks science
shi-raf- electrostatic a branch of physics dealing with the phenomena accompanying electric charges at rest; static electricity science
shi-raf-falun electrostatic charge static electric shock science
shi-raf-tal electrostatics a branch of physics dealing with the phenomena accompanying electric charges at rest; static electricity science
shi-raf-vimevilaya electrostatic induction electrostatic induction science
shi-raf-vunai electrostatic field electrostatic field science
shi-rafik electrostatic a branch of physics dealing with the phenomena accompanying electric charges at rest; static electricity science
shi-rafik fo-dan electrostatic shield electrostatic shield science
shila-tal sociology the study of human social behavior, especially the study of the origins, organization, institutions, and development of human society science
shivak mass the physical volume or bulk of a solid body; the the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field (physics) science
si-hali-torai extravehicular activity (EVA) a space walk; a walk outside the spacecraft science
sih-nehaya alpha decay the radioactive decay of an atomic nucleus by emission of an alpha particle science
sih-pi'gal alpha particle a positively charged particle, indistinguishable from a helium atom nucleus and consisting of two protons and two neutrons science
sih-saya alpha radiation the radiation of alpha particles during radioactive decay science
sih-sayek alpha emitter something that emits an alpha particle science
sih-zehllar alpha rays the radiation of alpha particles during radioactive decay science
siselau ferment any substance or agent producing fermentation (enzymes, yeasts, certain bacteria, etc) science
siselaya fermentation the breakdown of organic compounds, like glucose into ethyl alcohol through the action of zymase science
ska'gal neutrino any of three electrically neutral subatomic particles in the lepton family; an elementary particle with zero charge and zero mass science
slor-masu-tal limnology the scientific study of the life and phenomena of fresh water, especially lakes and ponds science
smol-tal algology the applied science of soils in relation to crops science
snazh(-tukh) plasma electrically neutral, highly ionized gas composed of ions, electrons, and neutral particles distinct from solids, liquids, and normal gases (physics) science
solek-pi'mev-masu'es capillary moisture capillary moisture (no definition available) science
solek-pi'mev-torai capillary action the interaction between contacting surfaces of a liquid and a solid that distorts the liquid surface from a planar shape science
solektra-hutaya-tal seismology the geophysical science of earthquakes and the mechanical properties of the earth science
solektra-shid-tal geomorphology the study of the evolution and configuration of landforms science
sov-dvun-falekan aerodynamic heating the heating of a solid body produced by the passage of fluid (such as air) over a body such as a meteor, missile, or airplane science
sov-dvun-tal aerodynamics the study of the interaction of moving objects with the atmosphere science
sov-falek-tal aerothermodynamics the thermodynamics of gases and especially of air science
sov-vi-seshaya air absorption air absorption (no definition available) science
sovash base any of various water-soluble compounds capable of turning litmus blue and reacting with an acid to form a salt and water (chemistry) science
sovash- alkaline having a pH greater than 7; of, relating to, or containing an alkali; having a relatively low concentration of hydrogen ions (adj.) science
sovash-ashauk basophilic relating to tissue components that stain readily with basic dyes science
sovashik alkaline having a pH greater than 7; of, relating to, or containing an alkali; having a relatively low concentration of hydrogen ions (adj.) science
spa'es conductivity the transmission of heat or electricity or sound science
spa- conductive having the quality or power of conducting heat or electricity or sound; exhibiting conductivity (adjective) science
span conduction the transmission of heat or electricity or sound science
spayik conductive having the quality or power of conducting heat or electricity or sound; exhibiting conductivity (adjective) science
spolek experiment the act or operation designed to discover, test, or illustrate a truth (noun) (anc.) science
spolek-lafosh experimental error any error inherent in an experiment science
sposhan-wakrubaya quantum evolution an an attempt to provide a theoretical mechanism which would skew random mutations in favor of some outcome beneficial to the cell science
su-malat-tal synecology the study of the ecological interrelationships among communities of organisms science
su-torai-tal praxeology the study of human conduct science
sutorik synthetic produced by synthesis, especially not of natural origin; not natural or genuine; artificial or contrived science
svital-vel t'masu-shidau hygroscopic nucleus a nucleus that absorbs moisture (as from the air) science
svitan-vel t'le-sumaya freezing nucleus freezing nucleus science
t'gal-ha'zehl electron beam electron beam; a beam of electrons science
ta'gal neutron an elementary particle with 0 charge and mass about equal to a proton; enters into the structure of the atomic nucleus science
takurek prism optical device having a triangular shape and made of glass or quartz; used to deviate a beam or invert an image; break white light into a rainbow science
tal t'ip-ha-vellar cryptozoology the study of animals whose existence has not been proven. science
tal t'kas-sa-nei palynology the scientific study of spores and pollen science
tal- scientific of, relating to, or employing the methodology of science (adj) science
talik scientific of, relating to, or employing the methodology of science (adj) science
talkup-ek'tal exact science a science whose data are theoretically predictable on the basis of strict quantitative laws (e.g. physics) science
tauk-tal speleology the scientific study of caves; exploration of caves science
tauk-titaya speleothem a formal term for what is also known as a cave formation, and are the result of the interactions among water, rock, and the atmosphere within caves science
te'koshif architecture the art and science of designing and erecting buildings (anc.) science
tehn-a'gal antiproton an unstable negatively charged proton; the antiparticle of a proton science
tehn-pi'gal antiparticle a particle that has the same mass as another particle but has opposite values for its other properties science
tehn-pihl antiquark the antiparticle of a quark science
tehn-ska'gal antineutrino the antiparticle of the neutrino science
tehn-ta'gal antineutron the antiparticle of the neutron science
tehn-tukh antimatter a hypothetical form of matter that is identical to physical matter except that its atoms are composed of antielectrons, antiprotons, and antineutrons science
tehn-u'gal positron an elementary particle having the same mass and magnitude of charge as an electron but exhibiting a positive charge; a positive electron science
tepul energy the capacity of a physical system to do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs; an exertion of force science
terkarf-vel floccule a small, loosely held mass or aggregate of fine particles, resembling a tuft of wool science
threshan speed the rate or a measure of the rate of motion, especially the distance traveled divided by the time of travel (noun) science
tih-nehaya beta decay the radioactive decay of an atomic nucleus accompanied by emission of a beta particle science
tih-pi'gal beta particle a high-speed electron or positron, especially one emitted in radioactive decay science
tih-saya beta radiation the electromagnetic radiation released by a beta particle science
tih-sayek beta emitter a device that emits beta particles science
tih-zehllar beta rays a stream of beta particles, especially of electrons science
tol-patra gene pool the collective genetic information contained within a population of sexually reproducing organisms science
tol-yumaya gene flow transfer of genes from one population to another of the same species, as by migration or the dispersal of seeds and pollen science
tor-tal physics the science of matter and energy and of interactions between the two science
torai-tikh catalyst a substance, usually used in small amounts relative to the reactants, that modifies and increases the rate of a reaction without being consumed in the process science
toruk volt the difference of electric potential between two points on a conducting wire carrying a constant current of one ampere when the power dissipated between the points is one science
toruk'es voltage electromotive force or potential difference, usually expressed in volts science
torupik el'mish active device a device that exhibits gain (current or voltage, or both) and has a directional electronic function (e.g. transistor) science
torupik kapol active filter a filter circuit which includes electronic components that are active, in the electronic device sense (e.g. transistors, op amps) science
torupik narafek active electrode a small electrode whose exciting effect is used to stimulate or record potentials from a localized area science
torupik rihkal active margin active margin (no definition available) science
torupik tehnaya active resistance active resistance (no definition available) science
tral surge a heavy billowing or swelling motion like that of great waves; wave motion with low height and a shorter period than a swell science
tsuri-tala absolute value a numerical value regardless of its sign science
tukh-masu-folaya hydrolysis decomposition of a chemical compound by reaction with water, such as the dissociation of a dissolved salt science
tukh-nisau assay to subject to chemical analysis; to examine by trial or experiment; put to a test; to evaluate; assess (verb) science
tum-vel-ek'tal computer science the study of computer technology, including hardware and software science
u'gal electron negatively charged atomic particle science
u'gal-fo electron shell "orbit" an electron has around the nucleus science
u'gal-salash electron stream electron stream science
u'gal-shif electron pair electron pair science
u'gal-shivak electron mass electron mass science
u'gal-yumau-tal electronics electronics (study of) science
u'rak negative (polarity) having a negative pole (as the distinction between positive and negative electric charges) science
u'rak-falun negative (charge) of or relating to an electric charge of the same sign as that of an electron, indicated by the symbol (-); having a lower electric potential science
ukraluk-tal herpetology the branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians science
ul-wihka hypothesis a tentative explanation for an observation, phenomenon, or scientific problem that can be tested by further investigation science
ulef-ha'kiv half-life the time required for half the nuclei in a sample of a specific isotopic species to undergo radioactive decay science
urokasaya agriculture the science, art, and business of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock; farming science
urozh-solek-tal agronomy application of the various soil and plant sciences to soil management and crop production; scientific agriculture science
vakav'es-dahtayek frequency doubler frequency doubler science
vakav'es-fereikek frequency synthesizer A device which translates the stable frequency of a precision frequency standard into a number of frequencies science
vakav'es-kesaya frequency response a response depicting the output-to-input ratio of a transducer as a function of frequency science
vakav'es-nakihtalaya frequency modulation (FM) modulation of the frequency of the (radio) carrier wave science
vakav'es-sagan frequency distribution a distribution of observed frequencies of occurrence of the values of a variable science
vakav'es-tekeret frequency deviation the amount by which a frequency differs from a prescribed value science
vakav'es-wivel'es frequency tolerance frequency tolerance science
vakav'es-zhel frequency band a band of adjacent radio frequencies e.g., for transmitting radio or television signals science
vesh-aushfa-tal paleozoology the branch of paleontology that deals with animal fossils and ancient animal life science
vesh-ha-tal paleontology the study of the forms of life existing in prehistoric or geologic times, as represented by the fossils of plants, animals, and other organisms science
vesh-kastik-tal paleobotany the study of fossil plants science
vesh-kitau-tal paleography the study and scholarly interpretation of earlier, especially ancient, writing and forms of writing science
vesh-komihnsu-tal paleoanthropology the study of extinct members of the genus Homo sapiens science
vesh-koshtri paleospecies a group of similar fossils whose range of morphological variation does not exceed the range of variation of a closely related living species science
vesh-malat-tal paleoecology the branch of ecology that deals with the interaction between ancient organisms and their environment science
veshtsu-tal archeology the systematic study of past human life and culture by the recovery and examination of remaining material evidence e.g. graves science
vi'rish-yehat miscible that can be mixed in all proportions; used of liquids science
vi-seshau-kurtra absorption spectrum the spectrum of electromagnetic radiation that has passed through a medium that absorbed radiation of certain wavelengths science
vi-seshau-zhel absorption band a dark band in the spectrum of white light that has been transmitted through a substance that exhibits absorption at selective wavelengths science
vuhlkansu-tal vulcantology the study of the Vulcan people; the sociology of Vulcans science
vunadl-karik'es field strength strength of a magnetic field (?) science
vunai field a region of space characterized by a physical property, eg gravitational or electromagnetic force (noun) science
vunai-katrom field current field current science
vunai-khrasaya field discharge field discharge science
vunai-pakuv field coil an electric coil around a field magnet used to generate a magnetic field, as in an electric motor science
vunai-seshan-vel field magnet a magnet that produces the magnetic field in a generator or electric motor science
vunai-vakav'es field frequency field frequency science
wak'gal chroniton a partical that can be used for many things including time travel and weapons science
wak'gal-zehl(ek) chroniton beam chroniton beam [no definition available] science
wakrubau-tav evolutionary rate speed of evolution science
wakrubau-venek evolutionary trend evolutionary trend science
wakrubau-zehl'es evolutionary lineage a single line of evolution; such as the concept that man (Terrans) came from the great apes science
wakrubaya evolution an enfolding process of development science
wein-makh cover glass a small and very thing piece of glass used to cover the specimen on a microscope slide science
weizehl-folaya chain reaction a series of events in which each induces or influences the next; a series of reactions in which one product of a reacting set is a reactant in the following set science
wihka theory a set of statements or principles devised to explain a group of facts or phenomena, especially one that has been repeatedly tested or is widely accepted and can be used to make predictions about natural phenomena science
yontayek t'ek'tal-zup-shal Bunsen burner a small laboratory burner consisting of a vertical metal tube connected to a gas source and producing a very hot flame from a mixture of gas and air let in through adjustable holes at the base science
za-zalu zymogen any of a group of compounds that are inactive precursors of enzymes and require some change (such as the hydrolysis of a fragment that masks an active enzyme) to become active science
zat-vulu acute angle an angle less than 90 degrees but more than 0 degrees science
zhit-vesht-tal etymology literal sense of a word; study of the origin of words science
zul-kunel-tal vulcanology the scientific study of volcanoes and volcanic phenomena science
zun-shif dyad an atom, element or radical that has a combining power of two (chem.); one pair of chromosomes science
zup-dvun-tal ergonomics concerned with the problem of how to fit a job to a human's anatomomy to enhance efficiency science

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